Remarks: MPs have returned to Westminster after Supreme Court rules parliament suspension was unlawful. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox launched into a scathing attack on “disgraceful turkeys” in Parliament today as MPs returned to work after yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling. You can watch the full video of the takedown here.
Attorney General Geoffrey Cox today faced questions about his legal advice over the prorogation of Parliament, as MPs returned to the House of Commons this morning, The AG’s advice was leaked yesterday, indicating he advised over whether the five-week suspension – known as prorogation – would be within the law. Mr Cox told MPs he will consider whether the public interest might require a “greater disclosure” of advice given to the Government on the prorogation.
In a heated debate on the benches today, Mr Cox lashed out at Remainers – saying the time was coming when “even these turkeys” wouldn’t be able to prevent Christmas. You can watch the incredible moment in the video above.